1723 August 2 (Friday). I bid farewel at home in the Morning, and walked up to Cambridge in my Boots and Spurs in order to go to Worcester. Mr. Sturgeon of Waterton (a Scotch minister) his Case pleaded to Day at the Cambridge Sessions. I din’d at Mrs. Bordman’s. Just after Dinner in the College Yard I met with Young Mr. Thomas Rice from Worcester to accompany me up there. I prepar’d and rode away to Mr. Champney’s, where with sitting, etc., we tarried till near 4 o’Clock before we Set out. We reach’d to Lieutenant Jones’s at Weston (where I lodg’d) just before Dark.
‘Robert Sturgeon, minister of an independent Congregational Church, Watertown, Mass., 1721-1722.
Probably Mary Bordman, who was licensed to sell liquors.
Thomas Rice (1701/2-1785).
Samuel Champney, Sr., Parkman’s future father-in-law.
Lieutenant Josiah Jones, one of the founders of the town of Weston.